[seqfan] Re: Recaman Video
dale.gerdemann at gmail.com
Fri May 24 03:13:49 CEST 2013
It says here that the "Wire Sculpture" video is public.. I think the video
was for a short time unavailable.
In the meantime, I''ve added descriptions to the two videos, and then added
a new video
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 1:24 AM, Graeme McRae <graememcrae at gmail.com> wrote:
> That second video is private, Dale.
> --Graeme McRae
> Palmdale, CA
> On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 7:00 AM, Dale Gerdemann <dale.gerdemann at gmail.com
> > Dear Seqfans,
> > I've jut put a video on YouTube which should be of general interest here.
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEvOgIvwVz0&feature=youtu.be
> > I've been playing around with Fibonacci Word Fractals for about half a
> > year now and have left a rather messy record of vides on YouTube,
> > it occurred to me that the Fibonacci word was not necessary for the
> > construction of these fractals. One could just as well use a slightly
> > modified Zeckendorf representation, looking at the positions of the least
> > significant non-zero digits. This raises the possibility of making
> > fractals, or at least interesting images, for any sequence that can
> > be used for a numeration system. I chose to try this idea out with the
> > Recaman sequence since it is well known and has a quirky definition which
> > would suggest some difficulty. I tried one other odd sequence and got a a
> > very nice wire-sculpture kind of result:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYo0cfDMt1A&list=UU7_cFJmEwQFk4a4OXxQxILw
> > The sequence used was: a(n) = 5*a(n-1) - n/2 (where the division is
> > division, throwing away the remainder.
> > A while back, Neil wrote that he was working on a math museum. Perhaps
> > kind of turtle graphics on steroids that I've been working on would be
> > for young museum visitors). In any case, I'm not selling anything, I
> > make money from the videos and I'm willing to give away what I've got if
> > Neill is at all interested.
> > Dale Gerdemann
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